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Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Absolutely beautiful guest house with gorgeous grounds, beautifully furnished and very comfortable. Thoughtful touches like a little decanter of sherry in the room! And the pool was lovely. Very welcoming, would definitely stay again in future.

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

As always I have had a lovely time!. Such good facilities and friendly people and the setting is picture perfect! I recommend this beautiful guest house to friends and colleagues when they travel to PE.

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Halifax, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Accommodation very individual, picture postcard like. Rooms well equipped and comfortable would recommend this accommodation to everyone traveling to port Elizabeth. The owners were very helpful and accommodating. Breakfast was outstanding and accommodated for most palates

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foresthall, Owner at Forest Hall Guest House, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review .Pleased you were happy and comfortable here. We hope you will return sometime again regards James & Forest Hall team

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

Accommodation is modern and extremely comfortable. Would definitely visit again. Unfortunately we did not wake up in time for breakfast but the kitchen lady did offer us something to nibble on before we left.

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foresthall, Owner at Forest Hall Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Carmen Thank you for your review and pleased you enjoyed your stay here .Our breakfast times are 7-9am and unfortunately you arrived at 11am for breakfast when the kitchen was closed already . Our staff need to get rooms prepared for check ins so sorry you missed out . We hope to see you back at Forest Hall again...

Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Jim and Hillary make everything a breeze. Helpful advice, lovely and filling breakfast, they were a delight to work with. Our only sadness was that we couldn't stay longer with them. We'll be back! Thanks Jim and Hillary, and peace to all of us in 2017 and beyond! -Alexis, Loren and Kai

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foresthall, Owner at Forest Hall Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Alexis It was really great having you stay at Forest Hall Sorry it was for so short .Hopefully you can return for longer next time. regards James & Forest Hall team

Territoire de Belfort, France
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice place, and nice people taking care of you. The new house, the swiming pool and the tennis court were perfect for adults and children. Forest Hall is not far from the airport and 15 minutes from the beachfront.

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foresthall, Owner at Forest Hall Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Anthony Thank you so much for choosing Forest Hall again on your return trip to Port Elizabeth. It is always great having you stay here for the ironman .We hope to see your team back here next year . regards James & Forest Hall team

East London, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Except for the need for signposting, everything went well. I could not find the place and it was night time. I suggest a sign post at the entrance to Walmer, maybe next to the airport sign. The tendency is to want to drive towards the airport if one is not from the area !

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foresthall, Owner at Forest Hall Guest House, responded to this review

It was great to have you stay at Forest Hall Pleased you were happy here . Thanks for advice re signage I have tried through our local authorities to get signage placed in our suburb Walmer but to date have been unsuccessful in this regard. Shall continue to try have signage in the area Our GPS points for Forest Hall...

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were given an old looking victorian room with a fan which was hardly working there was no air con in d room my wife and myself had to sleep on the floor for both the nights under the fan just to get some air. The room lighting was also very bad I expected it to be much better the...

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foresthall, Owner at Forest Hall Guest House, responded to this review

I am deeply concerned regarding your review of Forest Hall. This is clearly not what the other 384 Tripadvisor reviewers feel about staying here at Forest Hall. I would like to put the record straight in this regard for future guests. Nowhere on our website is air-conditioning advertised . The particular day you stayed here happened to be the hottest...

Bedfordview, South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Thank you for an awesome stay. We could not have asked for a better couple of days. The room is always so lovely and inviting. Breakfast was delicious - will definetly come again. Looking forward to next year at the same time.

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foresthall, Owner at Forest Hall Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Gwyen Thanks for coming back to Forest Hall on your recent trip to Port Elizabeth. We were sorry not to be here but trust our team looked after you well. Look forward to seeing you back here again next year. regards James & Forest Hall team

Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After multiple business visits, I turned to James as the obvious choice for a stay on a family trip. Every family member speaks highly of the room quality and breakfast we enjoyed, the tennis court and pool was thoroughly enjoyed to relax together as a family. Out of the 7 guest houses we stayed in during a 2 week trip,...

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foresthall, Owner at Forest Hall Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Leon Thanks for taking the time to review Forest Hall It is always a pleasure having you stay at Forest Hall and now also to have met your family too I am pleased they all enjoyed their time here with us .Hope to see you back soon . regards James & Forest Hall team

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Golf course
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Forest Hall Guest House is an affordable 4 star luxury guest house,set in an award winning 1'5 acre park-like treed garden with a Romanesque swimming pool with pool deck with loungers/umbrellas in the centrally positioned lush garden suburb of Walmer,Port Elizabeth.Tennis court and trampoline and second swimming pool.Conveniently close to PE airport,golf courses,pristine beaches,shopping malls,fantastic restaurants and all tourist attractions.Come relax & enjoy this unique farm-like setting in the city with birdsong,peace and tranquility.Ideal B&B/self catering accommodation for business,families,groups and tourists.All home comforts.Free Wifi.Delicious English breakfasts.Just 45 minutes drive to malaria free Addo Elephant Park and other Big 5 Game Parks.Shuttle service on request ... more   less 

Additional Information about Forest Hall Guest House

Address: 84 River Road | Walmer, Port Elizabeth 6070, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Port Elizabeth
Price Range: €65 - €88 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Forest Hall Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 14
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